Field Work Term: The World is Your Campus

Each academic year, students participate in a seven-week, off-campus winter term called Field Work Term (FWT). During each of their four FWTs, students take their interests to the world beyond Bennington, where they pursue jobs and internships in areas that complement their studies. By the end of their time at Bennington, students graduate with a résumé as well as a diploma.

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August 24–December 13

Hours and Information: Thanksgiving

  • Thanksgiving Break | November 25–29 (changes in hours)

Hours and Information (during term)

  • Academic Services

  • Banking

  • The Bennington Card

  • Bookstore

  • Buildings and Grounds

  • Campus Safety

  • Crossett Library

  • Disability Support Services

  • Field Work Term and Career Development Office

  • Financial Aid Office

  • Fitness and Recreation | Meyer Rec Barn

  • Food and Dining (Commons Dining Hall and Student Center)

  • Health Services | Health Center

  • International Student Services

  • Laundry

  • Pod

  • Post Office

  • Provost and Dean's Office | Registrar's Office

  • Psychological Services | Health Center

  • Student Life Office

  • Technology

  • Telephone/Telecommunications

  • Transportation

  • Usdan Gallery